Libraries are not mere storehouses; they are rich springs from which knowledge flows out to irrigate the wide field of Education and culture.
- Dr. S. R. Ranganathan
The Central Library, Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University plays a vital role in the collection development and dissemination of academic, scientific and technical information to meet the present and future needs of the University.
Central Library, KKHSOU is located at the Rani Campus, Guwahati. The library is in the 3rd Floor of the Main Building. The three Story Main Building is surrounded by greeneryand is located in the natural landscape of Rani Hills.
The library is well-stocked with nearly 18000 print books on various disciplines. Apart from the print resources, a good number of electronic resources comprising e-journals, online databases, gateway portal to e-journals are all made accessible to the patrons within the University campus. The library is fully computerized with SOUL 2.0 ILS (Integrated Library System) and also equipped with RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) technology.
The Library remains open on all working days from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Closed on all Sundays, 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month and all state government holidays. (Any changes will be notified in the Notice Board, also in the site.)
Subscribed e-resources of KKHSOU include those e-resources which has been purchased by KKHSOU for the registered members only. For password assistance please contact the Librarian.